South County / Panoche

Goat Hill Girls performing at the 25th annual Good Old-Fashioned Bluegrass Festival on Aug. 10, 2018. Photo by Joshua Miller.

PHOTOS: 25th Annual Good Old-Fashioned Bluegrass Festival

Check out photos from Day Two of the music festival held at San Benito County Historical Park.

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Election 2018: Candidate list and ballot measures for November 6

Some races not on ballot due to lack of necessary number of candidates.

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Courtesy of Youth Alliance.

Youth Alliance honors 2018 Community Change Makers

Youth Alliance is hosting the annual Change Makers event on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the Willey Cultural Center in downtown Gilroy beginning at 4:00pm. There will be entertainment, auctions, wine tastings, and a celebration of Change Makers.

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Attorney Stephan Barber. Photo provided by JRG.

Top NorCal Litigation Attorney joins JRG

Top Bay Area litigation attorney Stephan Barber joins JRG Attorneys at Law as Partner and Director of Litigation.

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Andres Rodriguez at the LULAC National Convention in Phoenix, AZ 2018. Photo provided by LULAC.

Hollister native elected Vice President to National LULAC Board

His platform includes leading the young adult membership by embracing new opportunities to organize students throughout the country in efforts to increase civic engagement.

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Southside School on Southside Road. BenitoLink file photo.

Southside School Board Members Needed

Southside School Board has four open vacancies and new members are encouraged to register with the elections office for the open positions. The window for applications is July 16 to August 10. Please contact the San Benito Elections Office to apply.

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Prayer Run from San Juan Bautista to Indian Canyon takes off. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Prayer Run and Storytelling Celebrate Indigenous Culture

Indigenous and nonindigenous people run from Mission San Juan Bautista to Indian Canyon. A fundraising storytelling event followed at Indian Canyon.

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Calfire air attack dropping retardant on the Panoche Fire. Photo courtesy of Nick Peters.

Two wildfires burning in south San Benito County

The two fires are in various stages of containment.

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Photo by Noe Magaña

Final statewide primary election results certified

The results are expected to be presented for adoption at the July 24 San Benito County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Heat Advisory for inland San Benito County until 8 p.m. Saturday, June 23

The heat advisory is in place for most of the inland Greater San Francisco Bay Area, inland Monterey County, and inland San Benito County.

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Photo by Noe Magaña

Speedsters turn San Benito County into race course

Santa Clara Valley Model T Ford Club used Hollister as a home base for the Endurance Run. The roads in the San Jose area have become too populated.

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Photo of the Beaver Fire by Noe Magana

Beaver Fire blazes in San Benito County

The fire is located off Coalinga Highway and Airline Highway, East of King City.

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This 1956 Chevy Bel Air won best of show at last year's event. Photo provided.

32nd Street Festival Car Show & Chili Cook-Off

Over 200 beautiful cars and trucks and 8,000 festival goers will descend upon downtown to catch up with friends and family while admiring the vehicles on display.

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BenitoLink Board President Rohit Sharma (center) hands BenitoLink donor (left) Debbie Simmons four Disneyland tickets. BenitoLink Executive Director Leslie David is on the far right.

BenitoLink Announces Disneyland Ticket Winner

Just retired from Pinnacles National Park, BenitoLink drawing winner Debbie Simmons is looking forward to her upcoming Disneyland trip.

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Election 2018: Updated results for June 5 primary

Updated results for the June 5, 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election.

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Update on death investigation related to Panoche Fire

The San Benito County Sheriff's Office issued an update regarding three deaths during the recent Panoche Fire.

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Airline Fire view from Bitterwater Valley burning alongside the ridge line. Photo courtesy Gail Ivens.

Multiple Wildfires Burning in South San Benito County

The fires are in various stages of containment.

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Photo by Joshua Miller

Remains believed to be found in Panoche Fire

The Panoche Fire is 64 acres and 75 percent contained, as of noon on June 5, according to the CalFire website.

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Registration for Summer Reading Program Begins at San Benito County Free Library

The San Benito County Free Library invites all community members to participate in its annual Summer Reading Program. All events are free and in-person and online registration begins Monday, June 4.

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For the last 15 years Matt Christiano has opened up his home and collection to a group of friends for their annual fixathon. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Friendship and Pinball meet at annual Fixathon

Fifteen years after its inception, Matt Christiano and friends participate in their annual “fixathon” in which all participants come to Paicines Ranch to engage in repairing and playing pinball machines from Christiano’s collection.

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